Definition: This entry gives the total number of airports or airfields recognizable from the air. The runway(s) may be paved (concrete or asphalt surfaces) or unpaved (grass, earth, sand, or gravel surfaces) but may include closed or abandoned installations. Airports or airfields that are no longer recognizable (overgrown, no facilities, etc.) are not included. Note that not all airports have accommodations for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Airports map
Chaos reigns at Nepal's only international airport, hundreds await evacuation
Times of India - 4/27/2015 1:20:58 PM
KATHMANDU: Chaos prevailed at Nepal's only international airport here on Monday with hundreds waiting to be evacuated from the earthquake-ravaged country as India and other nations scurried to bring back their panic-stricken citizens. While 2,500 people ...
Moody staff, incomprehensible signs and a hub that's like a 'Third World country': Are these the most hated airports in the world?
Daily Mail - 4/22/2015 4:04:23 PM
When it comes to modern-day travel, the long waits at airports and cramped flights are considered a necessary evil. But some airports, it seems, are very much worse than others. While Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, in Pakistan, is often ...
Orlando International Airport (MCO) Helps Travelers Navigate to Their Destination Using Aruba Networks Wi-Fi and Mobile Engagement App
Yahoo Finance - 4/28/2015 11:53:53 AM
Aruba Networks, Inc. (ARUN) today announced that Orlando International Airport (MCO), one of the busiest airports ... Orlando is the number one family destination in the U.S. and boasts the country’s second largest convention center.
O'Hare latest airport to offer speedy passport control app
USA Today - 4/27/2015 2:39:43 PM
(Photo: Joe Raedle, Getty Images) Chicago O'Hare International Airport has become the fourth facility in the United States to offer travelers access to the Mobile Passport Control app, which speeds the return of U.S. citizens back into the country.
Aid pours into Nepal as country struggles to handle rescue requests
FOX News - 4/28/2015 3:00:00 PM
The country's confirmed death toll from the earthquake rose ... would provide $3 million in urgent aid to assist victims of the earthquake. At Dubai International Airport, workers loaded crates packed with relief aid into a Boeing 747 destined for Nepal ...
Nepal Earthquake: Operations At Kathmandu Airport Hit By Congestion
aviationpros.com - 4/28/2015 1:55:35 PM
"We are facing problems in managing flights as many aircraft, including those from the Indian Air Force and other countries as well as chartered flights, have been landing and taking off," a duty officer at Tribhuvan International Airport told Hindustan Times.
Chaos reigns at Nepal's only international airport
Economic Times - 4/27/2015 10:07:42 AM
Enjoy this exclusive slideshows treat! KATHMANDU: Chaos prevailed at Nepal's only international airport here today with hundreds waiting to be evacuated from the earthquake-ravaged country as India and other nations scurried to bring back their panic ...
Southwest Pilots Support Sun Country Pilots' Efforts Toward An Improved Contract
Aero-News Network - 4/28/2015 2:24:13 PM
As the pilots of Sun Country (SCA) picketed Friday outside of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) announced support of the SCA pilots' efforts to obtain an improved contract. Sun Country Airlines ...
Moscow’s Once-Bustling Airports Decline as Russia’s Isolation Deepens
Wall Street Journal - 4/28/2015 4:30:05 AM
Moscow’s three airports spent hundreds of millions of dollars ... the largest carrier in the country, said passengers on its international routes were up 7.2% in the first three months of the year. The airline said the ruble’s decline gives it a ...
Gbedemah International Airport Should be Constructed in Ho
Ghana Web - 4/28/2015 5:55:58 AM
"Afro" Gbedemah's International Airport should be constructed in Ho to promote National ... and Well-Educated People endowed with Powerful Strategic Ideas to develop the Beloved Country", said the fair-minded Politician. " I have sacrificed my Talents ...
Haye arrested at Dubai airport for alleged fraud
Mumbai Mirror - 4/27/2015 11:15:07 PM
Haye was stopped by police at Dubai International Airport and was quizzed by officers after a cheque ... The 34-year-old has been stuck in Arab country for two weeks after having his passport seized by officers. Haye has told The Sun that his name is ...
World War II veterans embark on 6th Central Valley Honor Flight
ABC 30 News - 4/27/2015 9:34:54 PM
Before they left, a final salute to our country and their service. You can help give these veterans a warm welcome home. On Wednesday, they'll host a heroes homecoming at 6 p.m. at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport.
Banknotes or airport? Singapore mulls Lee Kuan Yew tribute
The Rakyat Post - 4/27/2015 3:01:11 PM
After all, Indonesia’s main travel gateway is the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, named after the country’s first President and Vice-President. An online petition to erect a statue of Lee has gained little traction, however ...
Australian Airports Will Tighten Security and Enhance Passenger Processing At Borders
Newswire Today - 4/27/2015 6:14:28 PM
Eight major international airports in Australia will automate traveller processing ... as the number of travellers arriving and departing the country continues to grow at a fast pace while the state of alert for possible terror acts has strongly intensified.
Countries Step Up Nepal Earthquake Aid Efforts Despite Travel Issues
The Huffington Post - 4/28/2015 9:37:53 AM
Priority at the damaged international airport in the Nepalese capital ... But he also acknowledged problems getting relief supplies into the country and the pressure on the airport. He said food trucks are on their way to affected regions outside the ...